There used to be a time where PC gamers would dump the contents of their wallets to grab discounted games during Valve’s quarterly Steam sales. Those times have somewhat changed with more digital store options opening up for gamers to spend their hard-earned coin. Epic Games joined in the digitally discounted fanfare by offering titles like Ghostwire: Tokyo and Far Cry 6 at a discounted price during its Epic Games MEGA Sale. Yes, that’s “MEGA” in all caps. But, there’s more to the sale than meets the eye. Oh, and Borderlands 3 goes free for a week.
At first glance, you might think, “Cool, discounts.” But the Epic Games MEGA Sale extends to newer titles like Tiny Tina’s Wonderland (20% off) and the aforementioned Ghostwire: Tokyo (34% off). However, there’s more to the discounted PC titles than just a few dollars taken off the top. Each Epic Games account will receive a 25% off coupon to use towards games already released on the Epic Games Store, and it can be used towards multiple game bundles.
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The discounts don’t stop there, as other digital products bought during this time will also reveal additional coupons to use. There are limitations like pre-purchases, DLC, in-game purchases, and other restrictions on purchases may apply. If you just want to grab your freebies and run, there are a few Epic-owned franchises with free items. Rocket League players can get the HNY Inverted wheelset for free while the sale is live. Fortnite players can claim the Volcanic Assassin Quest Pack and unlock the Tectonic Komplex outfit, Fiery Flow wrap, Fiery Jam back bling, and Sulfuric Street Shine pickaxe after completing challenges.
The Epic Games MEGA Sale runs from May 19 to June 16. Epic has promised that there are more than “1,600 games and add-ons on sale, with discounts of up to 75%.” So there’s a good chance you’ll find something that tickles your mechanical keys.
Borderlands 3 is the free game of the week on the Epic Games Store. It was Gearbox’s biggest release of 2019, and you can now try it without spending any cash.